Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: The parking brake release warning continues displaying, or does not display

Description

• The parking brake warning is displayed while driving the vehicle even though the parking brake is released.

• The parking brake warning is not displayed even though driving the vehicle with the parking brake applied.

Diagnosis Procedure

1.CHECK PARKING BRAKE WARNING LAMP OPERATION

1. Start engine.

2. Monitor “BRAKE” warning lamp while applying and releasing the parking brake.

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Replace combination meter. Refer to MWI-176, "Removal and Installation".

NO >> GO TO 2

2.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH SIGNAL CIRCUIT

1. Turn ignition switch OFF.

2. Check the parking brake switch signal circuit. Refer to MWI-49, "Diagnosis Procedure".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> GO TO 3

NG >> Repair harness or connector.

3.CHECK PARKING BRAKE SWITCH UNIT

Perform a unit check for the parking brake switch. Refer to MWI-50, "Component Inspection".

Is the inspection result normal? YES >> Replace combination meter. Refer to MWI-176, "Removal and Installation".

NO >> Replace parking brake switch.

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